It is very important that applicants carefully choose an advisor. Applicants are not admitted unless at least one of our faculty has agree to be your advisor.  Before choosing an advisor, be sure that their interests match your interests by reading their biographical information.

Questions?

Please feel free to contact Jamie Cooper or Barbara Grossman about our graduate program and your application.  I wish you great success in your search for the graduate program that meets your personal and professional goals.  I look forward to hearing from you.

Dr. Jamie Cooper, Graduate Coordinator

Name Job Title / Department Contact
Alex Anderson

Alex Kojo Anderson

Associate Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Anderson is a nutritional epidemiologist and conducts research both locally and internationally on women and children.

100 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7614

Elizabeth Andress

Elizabeth L. Andress

Professor, Foods and Nutrition and Extension Food Safety Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Andress is a food preservation and food safety educator. She is a Walter B. Hill Distinguished Public Service Fellow.

208 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3773

Lynn Bailey

Lynn B. Bailey

Department Head, Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

280 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4256

Alison Berg

Alison Clune Berg

Assistant Professor and Extension Nutrition and Health Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Alison "Ali" Berg is a registered and licensed dietitian with experience in nutrition throughout the lifespan.

202 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3773

Leann Birch

Leann Birch

William P. "Bill" Flatt Childhood Obesity Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Leann L. Birch, Ph.D. is the William P. "Bill" Flatt Professor in the Department of Foods and Nutrition

172 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-2899

Jamie Cooper

Jamie A. Cooper

Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Jamie Cooper is an associate professor in Foods and Nutrition

180 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4903

Caree Cotwright

Caree J. Cotwright

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

100B Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3073

Ginnefer Cox

Ginnefer Cox Ph.D., RDN

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

176 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1171

Claire  de La Serre

Claire de La Serre

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. de La Serre is an Assistant Professor in the department of Foods and Nutrition, her research examines the influence of diet composition on gut microbiota, gut-brain signaling and regulation of food intake.

372 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4873

Silvia Giraudo

Silvia Quesada Giraudo

Associate Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

250 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4907

Arthur Grider

Arthur Grider

Associate Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

171 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7371

Judy Harrison

Judy A. Harrison

Professor and Extension Foods Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Judy Harrison is a professor in the Dept. of Foods and Nutrition and an Extension Foods Specialist for UGA Extension. She is a Walter B. Hill Distinguished Fellow in Public Service and Outreach.

204 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3773

Mary Ann Johnson

Mary Ann Johnson

Flatt Professor in Foods and Nutrition, College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Mary Ann Johnson is an expert in nutrition and aging.

143 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1171

Emma Laing

Emma M. Laing

Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Dietetics

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Emma Laing is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and is the Director for the Didactic Program in Dietetics.

309 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7983

Jung Sun Lee

Jung Sun Lee

Professor and Faculty of Gerontology

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

129 Barrow Hall
115 DW Brooks Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-6783

Richard Lewis

Richard Dana Lewis

UGA Foundation Professor in Family and Consumer Sciences

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Richard Lewis is Professor and director of the Bone and Body Composition Laboratory in the Department of Foods and Nutrition.

281 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-4901

Carla Moore

Carla J. Moore

Assistant Professor and Extension Nutrition Specialist

Extension and Outreach, Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

203 Hoke Smith Annex
300 Carlton St.
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-0541

Hea Park

Hea Jin Park

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

269 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-5093

Chad Paton

Chad Michael Paton

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Paton studies the transcriptional regulation of metabolism.

205 Food Science Bldg
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-3750

Robert Pazdro

Robert Pazdro

Assistant Professor

Foods and Nutrition

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Robert Pazdro is an Assistant Professor, Nutritional Sciences Program Director and Undergraduate Coordinator

302 Dawson Hall
305 Sanford Dr.
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-7504

Elisabeth Sattler

Elisabeth Lilian Pia Sattler

Assistant Professor

Clinical and Administrative Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy
Foods and Nutrition, College of Family and Consumer Sciences

College of Family and Consumer Sciences

Dr. Sattler is a licensed pharmacist with expertise in pharmacy, nutrition, and aging.

R.C. Wilson, Rm 270O, 250 West Green Street
Athens, GA 30602
706-542-1040